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#11926675 - 11/10/16 05:19 AM Minn Kota Uterra with iPilot vs Minn Kota Fortrex
OliviaRenee Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/09/16
Posts: 8
Looking for thoughts/feedback on the Ulterra iPilot vs the Fortrex trolling motor. I have a Ranger R93VS and looking to put a new trolling motor on (80lb). I have heard indifferent discussions on both. Looking for feedback from someone that has either mounted on their bass boat.

#11926740 - 11/10/16 06:48 AM Re: Minn Kota Uterra with iPilot vs Minn Kota Fortrex [Re: OliviaRenee]
Wayne P. Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 4062
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
How about those two motors combined????

Minn Kota Ultrex
Humminbird Helix 12 CHIRP SI, 1198c SI, 1198c SI, ONIX 10 SI NT, Helix 7 CHIRP SI GPS G2, SOLIX 12 SI, 360, RC-1

#11927109 - 11/10/16 09:51 AM Re: Minn Kota Uterra with iPilot vs Minn Kota Fortrex [Re: OliviaRenee]
Jones Trolling Motor Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/01/11
Posts: 528
Loc: NE Texas/SW Arkansas
I have mounted both on the boats. Unless you get a slide plate, the Ulterra will "hang over" the front apx 6" to allow for the transmission to clear the boat. To most this is a problem with loading and unloading a boat. If you're looking at the Ulterra for the auto stow/deploy system, that is the only motor with it available. If you're looking at the IPilot features and/or the track/trails and interlinking with a Humminbird Depthfinder, then look at the Ultrex as mentioned above. It gives all those features, plus stows and deploys on a Fortrex mount. It is foot controlled, or can be controlled with the IPilot remote. Call me it I can help.
texarkana, Ark/Tx


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